Treatment of ADHD with fluoxetine: a preliminary trial.

  title={Treatment of ADHD with fluoxetine: a preliminary trial.},
  author={Les Barrickman and Russell Noyes and Samuel Kuperman and Edward Schumacher and Michele Verda},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={30 5},
Nineteen children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder were treated with fluoxetine hydrochloride. The drug was administered in an open-label fashion for 6 weeks. At completion of the study, nearly 60% were judged to be at least moderately improved. No effects on appetite or weight were observed, and side effects were minimal. These… CONTINUE READING